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Mary Louise Marsh

WEST FERRISBURGH — Just shy of her 91st birthday, Mary Louise Marsh passed away on Monday, June 13, 2011, in the ARCH Hospice Room at Helen Porter in Middlebury, surrounded by her family.

She was born on Shuteville Mountain in Albany on June 17, 1920, one of 10 children born to Lewis and Elvia (Shatney)Mason. She was educated at the Brown School in Albany. On Nov. 2, 1936 she married Dale B. Marsh.

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Kenneth Harland McLaughlin

TICONDEROGA, N.Y. — Kenneth Harland McLaughlin, 87, born in Bridport, Vt., and a longtime resident of Ticonderoga, passed away after a short illness at HPH Hospice in Dade City, Fla., surrounded by his loving family, on June 7, 2011. He was born on Oct. 3, 1923.

Kenneth was predeceased by his parents, Audrey and Walter McLaughlin; his beloved granddaughter Jennifer A. Barber, and his aunt, Janet Swinton.

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Randall E. Steady

FERRISBURGH — Randall E. Steady died peacefully at home June 12, 2011, surrounded by family following a brief illness.

He was born Oct. 8, 1922, in Charlotte, the son of Edward and Irene (Shea) Steady.

He served in World War II in the 2nd Armored Division “Hell on Wheels” as well as served a tour in the Korean War, earning two Silver Stars and two Bronze Stars, including multiple medals and unit citations.

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Frederick L. Thompson

LINCOLN — Frederick L. Thompson, 78, died Tuesday, June 14, 2011, at Porter Medical Center in Middlebury.

Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. on Saturday, June 18, at Lincoln United Church. Interment will be in Maple Cemetery in Lincoln. Friends may call at Brown-McClay Funeral Home in Bristol on Friday, June 17, from 5 to 8 p.m.

A full obituary will appear in a later edition of the Independent.

 

 

 

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Doris Sawyer Whittaker

BRANDON — Doris Sawyer Whittaker, age 94, died peacefully at her home on June 12, 2011. She was born Doris Ruth Sawyer in Sudbury on Jan. 30, 1917, the daughter of Arthur and Zula (Bissette) Sawyer.

She graduated from Brandon High School, class of 1934, and from Hartford Secretarial School in 1935. She married Tom P. Whittaker in 1937.

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Beatrice Shirley Abair

WALTHAM — Beatrice Shirley Abair, 87, of Waltham, passed away on June 7, 2011, in the Addison Respite Care Home at Helen Porter Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center in Middlebury.

She was born in Vergennes, the daughter of John and Samantha LeBeau, and was one of nine children. She attended school in Vergennes, and married Albert Abair on June 2, 1941. The couple just celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary.

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Lawrence True Grace Sr.

BRISTOL — Lawrence True Grace Sr., 78, died Tuesday, June 7, 2011, at Fletcher Allen Health Care in Burlington after a courageous battle with lung cancer.

He was born Aug. 23, 1932, in Burlington, the son of Stuart and Alvina Brown Grace.

His family says he was a hardworking and devoted family man. He was a veteran of the Korean War, having served with 2nd Engineer Combat Battalion of the 2nd Infantry Division.

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Robert Richard Hall Sr.

RUTLAND — Robert Richard Hall Sr., 75, died Tuesday, June 7, 2011, at his home in Rutland.

He was born in Brandon on Jan. 13, 1936. He was the son of Frances Hall. He received his early education in local Brandon schools.

On April 6, 1968, he married Lois Bradley at the Congregational Church in Brandon. They made their home in Rutland, where he resided for the rest of his life.

He was employed at Midway Diner for the last 43 years.

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Terrence Leo Jennings

VERGENNES — Terrence Leo Jennings, 76, of Vergennes, peacefully passed away June 7, surrounded by members of his loving family.

He was born in Burlington on Dec. 21, 1934, to Carl M. and Helene (Gallagher) Jennings, and grew up largely in Berlin. He attended St. Michael’s School in Montpelier, and subsequently enlisted in the U.S. Navy where he served on minesweepers in the Mediterranean. He continued his education in electrical engineering at Wentworth Institute in Boston.

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Polly (Evelyn) Sherwin

ORMOND BEACH, Fla. — Polly (Evelyn) Sherwin, 79, Ormond Beach, Fla., died peacefully at her home surrounded by family after a courageous battle with cancer. Polly was born Jan. 22, 1932, in East Monkton, Vt., and married her beloved husband, Paul Farr Sherwin, on Oct. 16, 1964.

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Submitting an obituary

The Addison Independent publishes paid obituaries and free notices of passing. Paid obituaries cost 25-cents per word, and $10 per photo. The obituary will publish as it is submitted on the date of the family’s choosing.

For those who do not wish to purchase an obituary, the Addison Independent offers anyone with a local connection the opportunity to publish a notice of passing. These notices may be up to 100 words and are subject to editing by our news department.

Submissions must be received by 11 a.m. on Wednesday for publication in the Thursday paper and 11 a.m. on Friday for Monday’s paper.

Generally, obituaries follow this form:
TOWN — Name, age, of town, died on date, of cause of death. He/She was born on date in town, the son/daughter of father's name and mother's name, including maiden name in parentheses.

Then include a paragraph or two about where the person went to school and what they did for work; where they lived, who they married and when.

Add a sentence or two about what made the person special to family and friends, including hobbies, avocations or other telling details about their life.

He/She is survived by spouse's name; children named individually (and their spouses and towns of residence, if appropriate); siblings named individually; number of grandchildren, parents or other immediate family members.

He/She was predeceased by names of immediate family members.

A memorial service will be held (fill in details of date, time, and place, plus officiate if applicable) with interment at (place). Memorial contributions may be made to (name and complete address, if applicable).

Obituaries may be e-mailed to: [email protected]
 


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